: Engine

Spark Gone from Your Engine?

Prevent your spark plugs from going bad with regular vehicle maintenance. Even drivers who aren’t into engines generally know a couple of things about spark plugs: They’re the gizmos that provide the spark that starts the engine. And, they need to be changed every once so often. If you’re one of those who just wants…
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These Are Not Beautiful Noises

Odd or unusual noises can indicate potentially serious problems with your car or truck. You’ve occasionally noticed a squealing sound when you apply the brakes on your car or truck. But when you were headed home after a successful shopping expedition at this weekend’s Maxwell Street Days Summer Sidewalk Sale, you heard a more ominous…
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Not Purring Like a Kitten

If your car or truck is roaring like a tiger, you could have major problems. With all the various noises at the Dane County Fair this weekend, you might think that roaring is merely a commentary from one of the Royal Bengal or Siberian tigers in Bruno’s Tiger Show. If that’s what it is, that’s…
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Not Music to Your Ears

Unusual noises from your car or truck engine need to be evaluated as soon as possible to prevent major damage. If you’re getting ready for a day – or weekend – trip to Country Jam USA in Eau Claire, you’re looking to hear country music, not sinister sounds from under the hood of your car…
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